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US Politics & Gov't

Upcoming SCOTUS Cases: Bullwinkle the Moose Vs. Hovercraft Hunters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, moose, banking, double jeopardy, First Amendment, unions, affirmative action, voting rights, Eighth Amendment, death penalty, choice )

- 1 day ago -
Posted by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. As most of us recall, the new term for the Supreme Court begins on the first Monday in October - today!
Please Act!! Tell the Sec Def to Stop Killing Animals in Military Training
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Animal Cruelty, medical training, live animals use, US MILITARY, US Air Force, Air Force Academy )

- 10 hours ago -
DoD has sidestepped a ban stopping animals for use in military training.5 of the 6 medical facilities now use simulators, but one, USAF is continuing to use animals in one of the training installations. Ask them to follow through and stop using animals!
#Moms Are Mobilized #Stop Gun Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun laws in USA, Gun lobbyists, weapon licences, violence, politics, lethal weapons, killings, society, government, safety, response, Gun Ownership )

- 14 hours ago -
We are heartsick from the parade of senseless gun-related violence, death and grief dominating the news headlines and our media screens. And we are angry at the inability of our elected leaders to do their jobs in finding solutions.
Petition: Demand An Independent Investigation Into the U.S. Bombing of A Doctors Without Borders Hospital!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, war, usa )

- 9 hours ago -
It's absolutely sickening: On October 3, the U.S. This happened again and again. âEURoeThose people that could had moved quickly to the buildingâEUR(TM)s two bunkers to seek safety.In an initial statement, a U.S. spokesperson disgustingly dismissed the
Bernie Sanders Holds Bostons Largest Democratic Primary Rally Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Boston, MA, event history, Bill McKibben, huge event, largest political event in Boston )

- 1 day ago -
The event made history topping the size of the Bostons biggest Obama rally and his second stop that day within the same State. He had cancelled an earlier date in Boston as the campaign could not find a large enough space at affordable cost.
10 Hard Hitting Facts That Show America Cares Far More About War Than Education
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, war, US budget, education, schools, kids, children, students, budget cuts, military spending )

- 1 day ago -
Since the tragic events of 9/11, the budget of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has doubled while the budgets of other departments remain stagnant.
UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

- 10 hours ago -
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
TAKE ACTION: Executive Act,on to Stop Gun Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: executive order, gun violence, President Obama, guns )

- 3 hours ago -
Sign the petition to President Obama to tell him you support him in taking executive action to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
Women Legislators Turn the Tables and Introduce Bills Regulating Men's Reproductive Health
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war on women, birth control, reproductive rights, reproductive health )

- 3 hours ago -
Not that it's likely to pass, but maybe these right wing men would back off women's health care issues if they weren't allowed to get their Viagra without jumping through the same hoops.
12 Countries Strike Pacific Rim Trade Accord
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Asia-Pacific region, Pacific trade, pact, 12 countries, Obama administration )

- 1 day ago -
Trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific region have reached a deal on the Pacific trade pact intended to cut trade barriers and establish common standards for 12 countries. The largest trade pact in 20 years has been a long-term goal of the Obama admin.
U.S. PIRG: Let's Get Big Money Out and Voters in - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government for the People, Election 2016, big money in politics, dark money, PACs, small donors, petition )

- 4 hours ago -
Right now, Congress is considering two good bills -- the Government by the People Act in the House and the Fair Elections Now Act in the Senate -- that would do several things to amplify the voice of voters.
California Clamps Down on Secretive Political Donations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dark money, elections, lobbying, political contributions, California, Koch Brothers )

- 1 day ago -
Even as the Federal Election Commission remains paralyzed when it comes to addressing the rising tide of dark money flowing into elections, California regulators took another step last week to crack down on secretive money in state elections.
Will BP's Record Gulf Spill Settlement Amount to a Record Tax Break?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP )

- 1 day ago -
Pay the fine; pay your taxes and if they don't; don't grant them any more rights anywhere.
Troubles With US-Trained Rebels a Familiar Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moderate Muslim rebels )

- 1 day ago -
These are the moderate rebels you're funding?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, lies, economy, crime )

- 10 hours ago -
BP to Pay Record $20.8 Bln Over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP to pay )

- 51 minutes ago -
I'll believe it when I see it. I wonder how much of any money paid will actually reach the poor or be used to rebuild actual infrastructure? The land is valuable to the politicians and land developers but the people are expendable.
Planned Parenthood- Big Lies , What a Shame !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, crime )

- 1 day ago -
Mammosham: Watch the viral video exposing Planned ParenthoodâEUR(TM)s false mammogram claims
Trade Deal Faces Initial Skepticism In Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tpp, trans-pacific partnership, Bernie Sanders, Paul Ryan, Congress )

- 1 day ago -
A sweeping trade deal reached by the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries on Monday after years of negotiations was met with some skepticism in Washington, setting up an election-year battle over whether to approve the agreement.
Sanders Condemns 'Disastrous' TPP as Ministers Seal Deal for Corporate Elite
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP )

- 1 day ago -
After marathon negotiations in Atlanta, leaders from 12 nations cement pact which coalition of critics say will raise the price of essential drugs, drive industrial scale agribusiness, and threaten workers rights
War Crime in Afghanistan?: Outrage After U.S. Airstrike on Hospital Kills 22 Patients & Staff
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, Afghanistan, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, crime, cover-up, politics, military, media )

- 22 hours ago -
Doctors Without Borders is demanding an independent international inquiry into a U.S. airstrike Sat on an Afghan hospital in the city of Kunduz that killed 22 people, including 12 staff and 10 patients, 3 of them children. At least 3 dozen people were inj
TPP Will Restrict Internet, Punish Whistleblowers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Internet, corruption, cover-up, government, media, freedoms )

- 9 hours ago -
In addition to consolidating corporate power over 40% of the world's economy, the recently agreed upon Trans-Pacific Partnership deal will target internet-based investigative journalism and make it a crime to expose corporate crime.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, ethics, economy, elections, freedoms, government, propaganda, lies, news, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
'Look for Hospitals as Targets' | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war crimes, doctors without borders, bombing hospitals, Afghanistan, VietNam war, air strikes, US imperialism, United Nations, clandestine activities )

- 6 hours ago -
'Bombing of Hospitals Called Routine' That was the August 9, 1973, Newsday coverage of congressional hearings on 'clandestine U.S. air and ground activities in Cambodia and Laos'. US commanders in Vietnam placed no restrictions on ground or air strikes
No Safe Harbor: How NSA Spying Undermined U.S. Tech and Europeans' Privacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, obama, propaganda, nsa, surveillance, iluminatti agenda )

- 4 hours ago -
The spread of knowledge about the NSA's surveillance programs has shaken the trust of customers in U.S. Internet companies like Facebook, Google, and Apple: especially non-U.S. customers who have discovered how weak the legal protections over...
(Bill)Clinton's Worst Crimes (a Blast From the Past About the War Between the Wars on Iraq)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, iraq, corruption, abuse, congress, crime, dishonesty, politics, media, ethics )

- 3 hours ago -
The people of Serbia, Kosovo, the Sudan, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are not the only or most obvious victims of Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky. The day before the House impeachment vote, Clinton bombed Iraq, delaying the impeachment vote.
Diplomacy Worked With Iran; Time to Use It With Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Diplomacy Syria, Peace Action, war )

- 2 hours ago -
Write your Senators now and ask that they make a statement or send a letter like Rep. Himes sent to support international talks and diplomacy.

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